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What is prejudice?
A negative perception/prejudgement directed toward a group as a whole or each member of a group
Name the ABCs that support the statement that prejudice is an attitude
A-Affect: feelings
B-Behavior: actions
C-Cognitions: thoughts
What is the cognitive component of prejudice?
A belief about the personal attributes of a group of people
Name some components of the behavioral component of prejudice
1. Unjustifiable negative behavior toward a group or members of a particular group
Name three aspects of the cognitive component of prejudice
1. The beliefs about the personal attributes of a group of people are often inaccurate, but long-lasting
2. the tendency is to apply these beliefs to all members of the group
3. the group is seen as a whole, not as individuals (overgeneralizing)